Icing on the Cake Trail Run

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Icing on the Cake Trail Run
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£30 - £42
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Get stuck into some stunning Shropshire trails in this event offering 10k, half marathon and marathon routes. With a well-marked, undulating course, and a cake competition at the end, runners will love the community feel. Come to collect your bespoke finisher's medal.
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Half Marathon, Marathon and 10k
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Calendar
Sun, 2 Feb 2025
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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton SY6 6JG, UK
Start times
Sunday, 2 Feb 2025
Half Marathon:
9:00 am |
Marathon:
9:00 am |
10k:
9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Icing on the Cake Trail Run
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£35 - £37
Marathon
Distance
26.2mi
£40 - £42
10k
Distance
10km
£30
Route information
Take on a 10k, half marathon or marathon through the beautiful Shropshire countryside this February. The perfect event to kick off your 2025 running calendar, the friendly atmosphere and incredible views are sure to make for a fantastic day of running.
Starting from Carding Mill Valley, half marathon runners will complete 1 loop of the route, with marathon participants completing the course twice. The course will be fully marked, but runners should carry a route map as well.
The half marathon route can be downloaded via Garmin hereExternalLink.
Make sure to bring along your best baking for the post-race cake competition!
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What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Well-stocked aid station
  • Friendly marshals
  • Cake competition
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How to get there
Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton SY6 6JG, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
Parking
Parking will be available at the site and is approximately £5 per vehicle. All proceeds go towards helping the National Trust continue their vital work.
By Train
Church Stretton has a train station within 1 mile of the start line for those who wish to travel by public transport.
Event day logistics
09:00 Event starts
Age Requirements
Entrants must be 17 and older to enter this event.
Cut-off Time
There will be a cut-off time for the marathon distance of 7 hours. Runners must have completed their first lap by 12:30 to be allowed onto the second.
Cake Competition
The organiser will also be holding their cake competition, so please do bring along your bakes to see if you win a prize.
Race Instructions
Full race instructions will be emailed to entrants 7-10 days before the event.
The organisers reserve the right to move the venue of the event to a different location.
Kit
The course will be fully marked but runners are required to carry the following items:
  • A map of the area
  • A rucksack
  • Minimum of 500ml of water
  • Basic first aid kit
FAQs
Is there a cut-off time for the Icing on the Cake?
Yes, there is a cut-off time of 7 hours for the Marathon runners. You will need to have completed your first lap by 12:30pm to be allowed onto your second.
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Is there parking at the Icing on the Cake?
Yes, there will be parking at the event for £5 per vehicle.
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When will I get full instructions for the Icing on the Cake?
Full instructions will be sent to participants 7-10 days before the event.
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Reviews
4.8
24 reviews
£30 - £42
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